Region’s continuing ed sees boom in online learning

December 12, 2006

Local enrollment figures mirror national trend.

More students than ever are taking courses online, according to a national report, and area institutions are increasing their efforts to attract students who are short on time. The Sloan Consortium, an organization dedicated to educating institutions about online learning, estimates that 40 percent more students nationwide took online courses in the Fall of 2005 over the previous year.

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